Market report SWISS SELECT asset management AG – July 2008 while the German kicker to Jogi Low past have taken at least close to the European Cup, are the stock and bond holders, from countered to stay in football jargon, classic. About 20 percent Germany’s main stock market index DAX lost in the past six months and has let investors in the first half of any joy. Unfortunately, the development of the German stock market is no exception. A look at major global share markets shows that almost all markets crumble. 12.83%, the Dow Jones industrial lost in the first half of the S & P 500 average eased DM 15.65%, the Euro STOXX 50 lost 23,79% and the Hang Seng China enterprises even 25,52%. The month made a decisive contribution to these results, by the way June. Down 9.37% of world stock market index MSCI World EUR had its biggest one-month drop since the bear market year 2002.
This association alone brings back memories of dismal trading hours. And this time can apparently even European bonds as the safe harbor\”for investor funds act. The SALB European GBI also eased in this miserable first half of the year. With a loss of 3.55%, European bonds no longer are a safe investment option. Also additional concerns on the current high rate of inflation in Germany by 4%. The nervousness among investors increases significantly with the scary rising price of crude oil (H1 + 48,94%!). Because of the influence of this indispensable raw material for the global economy is too large.
The capital – and high guaranteed Hedgezertifikat SwissSelect warranty 26 (WKN BC0 EHF) not entirely spared from this turmoil. The volatility of the rates increased slightly, so that the certificate over the term of the first half with 2.33% negative. However, this result makes also clear that the hedge funds very carefully selected for this certificate can much better deal with a such difficult market period, as Classic investment vehicles, whose developing too much is linked to the General market turmoil.